Yuma and Maricopa County grow approximately 90 percent of the winter lettuce crop for the U.S., but production has been threatened by a wilting disease. And prices have spiked. One researcher says the path to a cure involves a new kind of agriculture, using technology to choose where to plant.
Cured meat is making a comeback in restaurants across the United States. But making sure the meat is free of harmful bacteria can be tricky. A small factory outside of Boston uses new, quicker test to check for listeria by making samples with bad bacteria glow.
Arizona Sen. John McCain sat on Wednesday’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing into the Russia probe and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. He questioned why some information about the Russia probe was still not being made public.
Immigrant arrests under President Donald Trump have soared since he took office. But federal records show that the number of people crossing the border illegally has dropped. And that‘s slowly changing the face of deportees in Mexico’s border cities, creating a new group of deportees, and new rules for how Mexico will handle the influx.
You may think that sleeping longer or later on the weekends is good for you. But, University of Arizona researchers say changing your sleep patterns between work and play causes something called “social jet lag.”
Their solution is an app launched in May called AirGarage. “There’s an untapped resource sitting right in front of your house,” co-founder Jonathon Barkl said. “You could be making money, I could be saving money.”
While local civil rights and African-American leaders are calling for the removal of Confederate monuments in Arizona, the state’s historian says not so fast. State historian Marshall Trimble believes it would be a mistake to ignore history, as harsh as it may be.
On Tuesday, Arizona joined more than 40 states across the U.S. to proclaim June 6 “Secure Your Load Day.” It was back on June 6, 2006, when Paul and Toby Reif’s 29-year old son Matthew drove along Hunt Highway near Ellsworth Road.